South Padre Island, TX

January 6th, 2022|Texas|

South Padre Island used to be a beautiful, desolate place where native Karankawa Indians, migratory birds, and sea turtles were the only residents. The Island was granted to Nicolás Ballí from King Carlos of Spain [...]

Plan C for New Year!

December 31st, 2021|Texas|

We're in El Paso, Texas, which has 300+ days of sunshine per year, except for TODAY. Plan A was to go to Phoenix, which we ditched for bad weather. Plan B was to go to [...]

Texas, y’all

March 31st, 2018|Texas|

Austin is on the short list for Amazon's HQ2.  Things in common with Seattle:  tech savvy workforce, clean and green dog-friendly city, health conscious populace, and new high rise offices and condos.  Oh - and [...]

George W. Bush Library in Dallas

May 19th, 2016|Texas|

We make it a point to see many Presidential Libraries, regardless of politics.   Their purpose is clearly to cherry pick, polish and present their administration in the most flattering of lights.  The unprecedented media [...]

Dallas Cowboy Country

May 18th, 2016|Texas|

How big is this Texas homage to the Cowboys?  The "Palace in Dallas" is the biggest in the NFL.  So tall that you could stand the Statue of Liberty inside and her torch would not [...]

Texas Tech in Lubbock, TX

February 13th, 2016|Texas|

A stopover in Lubbock, TX allowed us time to catch up with our niece, Ashley, and visit Texas Tech University.  TTU campus is home to the undergraduate school, law school and medical school, and is [...]

Go to Top